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Offline Exorcist

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Re: Bridge Amazon Echo to Vera, on github!
« Reply #2295 on: May 14, 2017, 11:25:07 pm »
Been wanting to integrate Echo with Vera. And luckily i found this today... uh.. been sleeping all this while?  :-[
So, this is a huge thread, and i believe lots have changed since the start of this thread and specifically with the setup.. Is there a post i can follow in here for easy directions? or even an external site link? please..

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Re: Bridge Amazon Echo to Vera, on github!
« Reply #2296 on: May 15, 2017, 08:22:23 am »
Been wanting to integrate Echo with Vera. And luckily i found this today... uh.. been sleeping all this while?  :-[
So, this is a huge thread, and i believe lots have changed since the start of this thread and specifically with the setup.. Is there a post i can follow in here for easy directions? or even an external site link? please..
https://github.com/bwssytems/ha-bridge

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Re: Bridge Amazon Echo to Vera, on github!
« Reply #2297 on: May 16, 2017, 03:06:44 pm »
Been wanting to integrate Echo with Vera. And luckily i found this today... uh.. been sleeping all this while?  :-[
So, this is a huge thread, and i believe lots have changed since the start of this thread and specifically with the setup.. Is there a post i can follow in here for easy directions? or even an external site link? please..
https://github.com/bwssytems/ha-bridge

Thanks for the link. Is this what most of the folks here have followed to setup Ha-Bridge for their vera automation? The steps in there are far more to fathom.. with explanation etc.. is there anything that showcases direct steps?
Can this be done on Ubuntu? I've been receiving the error below right at the installation on ubuntu...

root@automation:/etc/systemd/system# systemctl status habridge.service -l
● habridge.service - HA Bridge
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/habridge.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Tue 2017-05-16 14:05:54 CDT; 13s ago
  Process: 8119 ExecStart=/usr/bin/java -jar -Dconfig.file=/home/automation/habridge/data/habridge.config /home/automation/habridge/ha-bridge-4.5.0.jar (code=exited, status=100)
 Main PID: 8119 (code=exited, status=100)

May 16 14:05:54 automation java[8119]:         at org.eclipse.jetty.server.ServerConnector.doStart(ServerConnector.java:244)
May 16 14:05:54 automation java[8119]:         at org.eclipse.jetty.util.component.AbstractLifeCycle.start(AbstractLifeCycle.java:68)
May 16 14:05:54 automation java[8119]:         at org.eclipse.jetty.server.Server.doStart(Server.java:384)
May 16 14:05:54 automation java[8119]:         at org.eclipse.jetty.util.component.AbstractLifeCycle.start(AbstractLifeCycle.java:68)
May 16 14:05:54 automation java[8119]:         at spark.webserver.JettySparkServer.ignite(JettySparkServer.java:131)
May 16 14:05:54 automation java[8119]:         at spark.SparkInstance.lambda$init$0(SparkInstance.java:341)
May 16 14:05:54 automation java[8119]:         at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:748)
May 16 14:05:54 automation systemd[1]: habridge.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=100/n/a
May 16 14:05:54 automation systemd[1]: habridge.service: Unit entered failed state.
May 16 14:05:54 automation systemd[1]: habridge.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.

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Re: Bridge Amazon Echo to Vera, on github!
« Reply #2298 on: May 17, 2017, 01:23:45 pm »
Is this what most of the folks here have followed to setup Ha-Bridge for their vera automation? The steps in there are far more to fathom.. with explanation etc.. is there anything that showcases direct steps?

Well most people have read this thread, browsed threw it or used the search button to find the anwser in this long thread. I can tell you that your exact question has been asked alot of times and there is really not only one anwser nor is it only on one page. The HA-bridge runs not on VERA but another device. That device can be a number of things from a windows computer to a linux Pi. And linux comes in many flavors also. So you will find different instructions in different areas depending on what your running it on. 

Also directions have changed from the start of this thread to the back. I would suggest searching this thread for the operating system your planning to run it on.

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Re: Bridge Amazon Echo to Vera, on github!
« Reply #2299 on: May 17, 2017, 09:24:18 pm »
Plus you learn as you read the thread.
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